PRESS RELEASE Africa Cyber Defense Forum 2024 to be held at Kigali Convention CentreNairobi, Saturday, Mar 02

Nairobi, Kenya – ACDF Secretariat presents the 5th annual edition of Africa Cyber Defense Forum (ACDF) that will take place at Kigali Convention Centre, Rwanda from 15th – 18th October 2024.

An exclusive invite-only gala dinner will take place on Tuesday 15th October 2024 at Kigali Convention Centre followed by two (2) days of enlightening discussions around cybersecurity at Kigali Convention Centre. ACDF 2024 Golf Open will take place on Friday 18th October at Kigali Golf Villas & Resort.

Some of the speakers who will be sharing their knowledge and expertise include:

ACDF 2024 will focus on the future of information security through better and safer cyber defense technology through:

  1. Top-level presentations and panel discussions from government and corporate officials across Africa, Europe and North America. These presentations and discussions will help in reviewing and forecasting Africa’s cybersecurity landscape.
  2. Cyberlympics Africa is a continental and annual cybersecurity competition designed to address the cybersecurity skills gap and digital divide that persists in Africa, while helping the continent grow its status as an emerging technology hub. Cyberlympics is an online cybersecurity and cyber defense competition that pits teams from across the African continent in 24-hour intense hands-on real-life based scenarios and hands-on virtual labs contest.
  3. Cybersecurity Awards and Gala Dinner: Cybersecurity awards and gala dinner is an opportunity to celebrate achievements and advancements in the cybersecurity field as well as a great networking opportunity.
  4. ACDF Golf Open Competition: a recreational and networking opportunity for attendees that fosters camaraderie and relaxation alongside the main program

About Africa Cyber Defense Forum

The Africa Cyber Defense Forum is a continental platform for public-private cooperation.

The forum through its well-curated and world-class content, engages top-level Government officials, technology experts, business and other leaders of society to shape the continental, regional, and industry agendas in the African cyberspace.

Our activities are anchored in our passionate pursuit of better and safer technology, and we are seeking to shape the future of information security through progressive and inspiring conversations in technology and offering thought leadership to Governments, society, and the private sector.

We believe that technology has the potential to bring transformative change in the continent, but we must ensure that it is equally secure. Therefore, by bringing together experts from all walks of life in a business conscious platform we can make a positive change in our society.

We bring together open-minded, creative, forward-thinking ICT experts, entrepreneurs, and individuals at the frontline of information security, cyber defense technology, technology review, and Business executives through high-level panels and speakers to create deal flows, partnerships and inspire.

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